CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
www.cfd-online.com
[Sponsors]
Home > Forums > OpenFOAM Running, Solving & CFD

Sliding interface beetween rotor and stator in 2D

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   April 12, 2012, 17:31
Default Sliding interface beetween rotor and stator in 2D
  #1
New Member
 
Kristijan Krapic
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 2
Rep Power: 0
krapic is on a distinguished road
Greetings Foamers,

I'm using OpenFOAM 2.1.0 and I have to simulate the flow between the stator and rotor in a gas turbine (axial) in 2D. I'm relatively new to OpenFOAM so this might be a basic question but I've searched all over the internet and i just can't figure out what to do.

Basically, I need to make the rotor rotate or in my case (2D), I need it to move in a relative frame of reference (translation).

I'm attaching a picture which presents my approach to the solution (the geometry). So, my question is: Can I do this with sliding interface and if I can, how?

1) When writing the blockMeshDict, do the boundaries of the domains of the stator and rotor have to be connected or set apart?
2) How do I name the boundaries? What type?
3) How do I describe (in which folder?) the motion of the rotor domain



Thanks in advance!
krapic is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 15:43.